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happened to jimmy hoffa, the union boss who disappeared 37 years ago? there have been all kinds of rumors about where he ended up, and now, thanks to a death bed tip, this mystery might soon be solved. abc's john donvan is on the beat. >> reporter: following a tip from a dying man, police are looking at this property in roseville, michigan, at the driveway, to be specific, under which may lie the solution to a 37-year-old national mystery. whatever happened to jimmy hoffa? and where did they dump the body? it's all marked up. tomorrow, they bring in the digger to rip it open. >> we're strictly investigating this as a cold case homicide. >> reporter: it's always been assumed that hoffa, once the powerful president of the teamsters union, who then did jail time for bribery, was killed off by the mob, after he walked out of this detroit restaurant in july 1975. >> i'm going to do what i got to do! >> reporter: it became the stuff of documentaries and movies, like 1992's "hoffa." over the years, many theories and a few leads. an early one, that hoffa's body was entombed in concrete during the
have been told the body of former teamster boss jimmy hoffa may have been buried. this after a dying man told police he saw men moving a black bag at that spot hours after hoffa went missing more than 35 years ago. >>> and happy birthday to actress mira sorvino who turns 45. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments in those stories and others as they break on msnbc. and tonight be sure to watch brian williams with "nbc nightly news." >>> and, finally, here's a look at what's coming up later this morning on the "today" show. meet the lucky 12-year-old boy who received his first kiss from country music superstar carrie underwood. >>> and comedian chelsea handler sits down with savannah to talk about the new season of "chelsea lately" and her plea to tom cruise. >>> and now keep it on this channel for continuing local news, weather, sports, and more. i'm lynn berry. thanks for watching "early today," just your first stop of the day, today on your nbc station. have a great weekend. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
to talk to you. >>> to michigan now and the enduring mystery of jimmy hoffa's disappearance. they will search for remains. john yang is there. >> reporter: good morning. this is the latest stop on the twisted path searching for jimmy hoffa. investigators are in that shed, gathering a soil sample to see if the mystery of jimmy hoffa rests here. more than 37 years after jimmy hoffa vanished without a trace, the trail led to this suburban home. an informant claims he saw a body buried here around the time hoffa went missing. first told the author of "the hoffa wars." >> he is adamant that he is buried at this location. >> reporter: he directed him to the local police. >> we believe the witness did observe something and we felt credible enough to take the investigation to this point. >> reporter: using ground penetrating radar, authorities found signs of something about two feet under the driveway. today, they'll take a soil sample to look for evidence of human remains. hoffa was last seen outside a detroit restaurant in 1975, apparently lured by two mob figures. since then, the
the mystery of jimmy hoffa's missing body. police will take soil samples in a backyard of eastern michigan which will test for human decomposition. a man living in the area told investigators he saw people bury a body there in 1975 on the same day hoffa disappeared. radar tests show the ground has been disturbed at some point. hoffa was believed to be involved with the mob at the time of his disappearance. >>> this video just coming into the news room, investigators trying to figure out what caused a small plane to crash in nepal, leading to this fire. 19 people were killed. that twin engine prop plane went down in a field not far from the airport. just after it took off. the weather apparently was pretty clear at that time. as you can see in the images here, british and chinese citizens were on that plane, we understand. this time of year is a peak tourism season in nepal, which is home to 8 of the world's 14 highest mountains, including mt. everest. >>> a virginia man facing federal charges after a tirade on board a united airlines flight. >> please help me! please help me! i can't breat
happened to jimmy of hoffa? and where did they dump the bold? it's all marked up. tomorrow, they'll bring in the digger to rip it open. >> this is a cold case homicide. >> reporter: it's always been assumed that hoffa, once a powerful president of the teamsters union, who then did jail time for bribery, was killed off by the mob, after he walked out of this detroit restaurant in july 1975. >> i'm going to do what i got to do! >> reporter: it became the stuff of documentaries and movies, like 1992's "hoffa." over the years, many theories and a few leads. an early one, that hoffa's body was entombed in concrete during the construction of giants' stadium, which was knocked down two years ago. later, going on tips, police drained an dug up a backyard pool outside of detroit. three years later, they pulled down a barn in rural michigan. nothing. this latest tip comes from a still anonymous source said to be dying of cancer, who says he saw a body placed here in 1975, as the driveway was being laid. police are not sure what they'll find. >> if it happens to be mr. hoffa, we'll bring an end to a
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